Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion discuss Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 2, "The Night Lands," by parsing its central theme: identity, and how characters are perceived by both themselves and others (5:30). They also break down the backstory of the Greyjoy Rebellion and Iron Islands culture (22:20) before crowning a fan favorite as the episode’s champion (30:30).
S2E2: The Night Lands | Game of Thrones
Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion discuss “The Night Lands” and identity
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